Questions About Dogs

National Immunization Awareness Month – What To Know

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Veterinary recommendations for vaccines have certainly changed in the last few years and can vary from dog to dog according to age, environment, and lifestyle. Vaccines are also a critical part of ensuring your dog stays as healthy as possible, so it’s important to discuss your dog’s immunization schedule…

helping dogs fear of noise

Helping Your Dog’s Fear of Noises

Summertime can mean a lot of fun things for you and your dog, such as dog parks and new adventures outside. However, summertime also brings some not so fun things for our dogs, like loud summer storms and random fireworks you aren’t prepared for. Your dog may be terrified of these sounds and run away…

Is Chocolate Bad For Dogs?

Is Chocolate Really Bad for Dogs?

Almost everyone, dog owner or not, knows that chocolate is very bad for dogs. But what not everyone knows is that there’s a lot that factors into how dangerous chocolate can be for your dog, such as size of your dog and the amount/type of chocolate. Here are some facts about chocolate and why it…

Does My Dog Need a Friend?

Does My Dog Need a Friend?

Most people believe dogs are “pack animals” that need a companion. Dog owners feel guilty leaving their dogs at home alone and feel the need to get their dog a friend. However this isn’t always the case. The pack animal theory originates from wolves, a relative of dogs. Wolves live in packs and therefore dogs…

Why Our Dogs Are Becoming More Like Us

Why Our Dogs Are Becoming More Like Us

According to National Geographic, researchers have discovered that our four-legged friends are acting more like us than ever before. They’ve come a long way since their evolution from wolves over 11,000 years ago. Now that they have lived amongst humans for so long mans best friend has started to pick up human-like traits. Read below…

why does my dog chase cars

Why Does My Dog Chase Cars?

Ever wonder why some of our furry tailed companions cant resist a good car chase? Even though your dog maybe getting exercise by trying to out run a car, it is very dangerous behavior. Most of our dogs aren’t allowed to roam free but what would happen if something like a vehicle provoked them? Follow…

How to Soothe Your Pup's Itchy Skin

How to Soothe Your Pup’s Itchy Skin

Its hard for pet owners to pinpoint exactly why their furry-tailed companion is itching. Dogs tend to itch more at night and this is considered normal but if your dog has been scratching excessively, its important to take caution. Dry skin and allergies are the two major causes for a dogs itchy skin. Dry Skin If…

Why You Shouldn't Chain Your Dog

Why You Shouldn’t Chain Your Dog

When pet owners chain or tie up their dogs its usually because they want to keep them from escaping the yard. Another common reason is because some pet owners believe that dogs aren’t meant to be inside. The truth is dogs are naturally pack animals. They need to feel the comfort of being around other people,…